Mexico City. During this night and early in the morning, front number 35 will continue stationary over the Gulf of Mexico and the southeast of the national territory, it will interact with a low pressure channel on the Yucatan Peninsula, generating occasional heavy rains (from 25 to 50 millimeters [mm]) in Puebla, Quintana Roo, Tamaulipas, the central mountainous area of Veracruz and Yucatán.
The mass of cold air associated with the front will cause a North event, with gusts of 60 to 70 kilometers per hour (km / h) and waves of 1 to 3 meters of significant height on the coast of Tamaulipas and Veracruz; as well as fogs in the north, northeast, east and southeast and minimum temperatures below 0 degrees Celsius in 11 states of Mexico.
On the other hand, instability at high levels of the atmosphere in interaction with the polar jet current, generate strong winds with gusts of 70 to 90 km / h in Chihuahua, Durango, the Baja California Peninsula, Sonora and Zacatecas, and the probability of the fall of sleet or snow in the mountains of Chihuahua, Coahuila, Nuevo León and Tamaulipas.
Wind gusts of 50 km / h will continue in western, central and Valley of Mexico regions, generated by the subtropical jet stream.
Forecast for tomorrow
A new cold front and the arctic air mass that accompanies it will interact with instability in the upper atmosphere, originating the Ninth Winter Storm over the north and northeast of Mexico; These systems will cause a marked drop in temperature, in addition to heavy snowfalls in mountainous areas of Chihuahua, Durango, Coahuila, Nuevo León, Sonora and Tamaulipas.
Likewise, wind is forecast with gusts of 100 to 120 km / h and dust storms in Chihuahua and Durango; gusts of 70 to 90 km / h and dust storms: Coahuila, Nuevo León and Tamaulipas; gusts of 60 to 70 km / h in the Gulf of California and with dust dusts in Baja California, Baja California Sur, San Luis Potosí, Sonora and Zacatecas; gusts of 50 to 60 km / h in Aguascalientes, Mexico City, State of Mexico, Guanajuato, Hidalgo, Jalisco, Puebla, Querétaro and Tlaxcala; in addition to high swells of 1 to 3 meters of significant height on the western coast of Baja California, the coast of Tamaulipas and the north of Veracruz.
A low pressure channel will cause heavy occasional rains, accompanied by electric shocks and strong gusts of wind in Chihuahua, Coahuila and Sonora, and showers (from 5.1 to 25 mm) in Durango, Oaxaca, Quintana Roo, Sinaloa, Tamaulipas, Veracruz and Yucatán and isolated rains (from 0.1 to 5.0 mm) in Campeche, Chiapas, Nuevo León and San Luis Potosí.
Temperatures of -15 to -10 degrees Celsius are estimated in the Chihuahua, Coahuila and Durango mountains; from -10 to 5 degrees Celsius in the mountains of Aguascalientes, Sonora and Zacatecas, from -5 to 0 degrees Celsius in mountain regions of the State of Mexico, Hidalgo, Puebla, San Luis Potosí and Tlaxcala, and from 0 to 5 degrees Celsius in the mountains of Baja California, Mexico City, Guanajuato, northern Jalisco, Nuevo León, Oaxaca, Tamaulipas and Veracruz. In the states mentioned there is a probability of frost.
During the afternoon, maximum temperatures of 40 to 45 degrees Celsius are expected in Guerrero and Michoacán, and 35 to 40 degrees Celsius in Campeche, Chiapas, Guerrero, Morelos, Michoacán, Oaxaca, Quintana Roo, Tabasco and Yucatán.
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